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Mindfulness. How the ADHD Mind Can Achieve It

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mind·ful·ness ˈmīn(d)f(ə)lnəs/ noun 1. the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. 2. a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. There has been a lot of discussion on how mindfulness can…

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Survey Says: Teens’ devices are interrupting learning

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Numerous studies indicate that as our use of technology has increased our ability to sustain focus and pay attention to detail has decreased. A recent study briefed by EducationDive and published in Education Week shows that educators are weighing in on this heavily debated topic.  Educators are stating that our teens’ devices are also impeding their learning. In this study,…

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NEW Workout Trend – The Mindful Workout

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Exercise used to be just about sculpting our bodies, burning calories, and improving our physical health. Now research has shown that we also need exercise for a healthy brain. If you have ADHD, regular exercise may be especially helpful since it can improve focus and cognitive processing. The latest trend in workout classes integrates Mindfulness…

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Does Mindfulness Help ADHD?

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Does Mindfulness Help ADHD? As defined by mindful.org, “ Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us.” For an individual struggling with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), this can be very difficult. The ADHD…

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How Do I Read If I Have ADHD?

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How do I read if I have ADHD? The ability to read and reading comprehension is critical to all areas of our lives.  However, reading can be especially difficult for children struggling with ADHD. These difficulties may stem from their inability to pay attention to low stimuli activities.  However, there are many other cognitive skills that are…

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Why you and your child should do Taekwondo

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Children and adults with ADHD are often caring and sensitive individuals. However, poor impulse control can often make it difficult for them to interact appropriately with their peers, teachers, or family. Impulse control is part of executive function and allows us to stop, think, and then act. Without the ability to control your actions, you might be…

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